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June 26, 2014

Acclimatisation climb starts

Alex Gavan and Gavin Vickers left this morning  for their first acclimatisation climb on Broad Peak. Their current plan is to set up  Camp 1 at 5600m altitude and spend one night there. Two more acclimatisation camps will be set ...
June 25, 2014

Short notes from Broad Peak BC (2)

While acclimatising, each time before setting up for the first time for a big climb, I purposely leave some things to be done into the base camp, and not at home. For a few good hours I dive into my tent. Sharpening my crampons ...
June 24, 2014

Short notes from Broad Peak BC (1)

Monday night I had the first glimpse of Broad Peak from Goro 2 For merely half a minute the clouds parted and all I could see was just the very top. It was a sight belonging rather to the sky than to the earth. Yesterday ...
June 9, 2014

Comunicat de presa

București, 10 iunie 2014 Alpinistul de altitudine Alex Găvan - o nouă expediție în munții Karakorum pentru a urca vârful Broad Peak (8047m)   Alpinistul Alex Găvan, unul din performerii de top ai României la altitudine extremă, ...


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